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Käthe Kollwitz

[German Expressionist Printmaker and Sculptor, 1867-1945]

• Also known as:  Kaethe Kollwitz
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Original works by Käthe Kollwitz available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteDallas Museum of Art, Texas   NEW!
(There is a "Download" link for zooming in on some works, but confusingly this may take a while to become active)

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!
Many works online

Notable SiteKathe Kollwitz Museum, Berlin

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City
Includes biographical information about the artist

Notable SiteNational Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh   NEW!

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online

Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art, Japan

Allen Art Museum at Oberlin College, Ohio
Self-Portrait with Hand of Death, drawing

Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, British Columbia

Ball State Museum of Art, Indiana
Mother and Sleeping Child, ca.1913

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

Canton Museum of Art, Ohio
March Of The Weavers

Canton Museum of Art, Ohio
Self Portrait of Kathe Kollwitz

Clay Center for the Arts & Sciences, Charleston, West Virginia

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire

Dalhousie University Art Gallery, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Die Gefangenen

Davison Art Center at Wesleyan University, Connecticut
Head of a Peasant Woman, etching, 1905

Deutsches Historisches Museum, Berlin
Two Waiting Soldiers' Women

Fukuoka Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan
Outbreak (from the series "Peasants' War")

Haifa Museum, Haifa, Israel

Hammer Museum, California
At the Church Wall, 1893

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.   NEW!

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Kresge Art Museum at Michigan State University
Memorial for Karl Liebknecht, 1919-20

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

MacKenzie Art Gallery, Saskatchewan

Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Wisconsin

Maier Museum of Art at Randolph-Macon Woman's College, Virginia
(Note: Click the title to view the artwork details, not the thumbnail image.)

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota

Mint Museum of Art, North Carolina
Überfahren (Run Over)

Museu Nacional de Belas Artes, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (in Portuguese)  

National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington D.C.

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh

Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma
Weberzug (March of the Weavers), 1897

Philadelphia Museum of Art   NEW!

Pomona College Museum of Art, California
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Portland Museum of Art, Maine
Losbruch (The Outbreak), etching, 1903

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

San Diego Museum of Art, California   NEW!

Spencer Museum of Art at the University of Kansas
4 prints by Kollwitz

Spencer Museum of Art at the University of Kansas
Ende (End)

Staatsgalerie Stuttgart (in German)  
Sleeping Child and Child's Head

State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy

The Albertina Graphic Art Databank, Vienna (in German)  
2 drawings online

The Albertina Graphic Art Databank, Vienna (in German)  
10 posters online

The Art Gallery at the University of Maryland
Plowing, 1921

University of Virginia Art Museum, Charlottesville
Three prints

University of Virginia Art Museum, Charlottesville
Working Woman in Profile facing Left, lithograph, 1903

Walker Art Center, Minnesota

Wichita Art Museum, Kansas
Battlefield, ca.1907

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Art Signature Dictionary   NEW!

Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

El Poder de la Palabra (The Power of the Word) (in Spanish)  

Humanities Web


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Miscellaneous Sites:
Notable SiteKathe Kollwitz en Español (in Spanish)  

Chris Miller's Gallery of Figure Sculpture of the 20th Century

Graphic Witness: Visual Arts & Social Commentary

The Modernist Journals Project
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Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Kathe Kollwitz  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Biographical info

Spartacus Educational Books
War Artists of W.W.I.

Antiques Roadshow (PBS) Appraisals
"Kathe Kollwitz Etchings"

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
Look Inside Books:Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.            
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Drawings of Kaethe Kollwitz

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Kathe Kollwitz: Woman and Artist

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Prints and Drawings of Kathe Kollwitz

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Diary and Letters of Kaethe Kollwitz


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